Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Resources Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Semester

Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.1099
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-1071

About the Program

The certificate in Human Resources Compliance is a post-baccalaureate, non-degree program designed for individuals to develop and improve career-related skills in the focused area of human resources compliance. The certificate program includes a core of legal compliance and risk assessment classes, and in-depth study of crucial issues in human resources rules and regulation. Ideal candidates include individuals working in human resources and related fields who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as individuals seeking career changes.

*Note: This program is now being offered on the quarter schedule only.  Please refer to the Human Resources Compliance (Certificate)- Quarter Calendar program.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools attended)
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for international students

The program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis and requires 15.0 semester credits. Students usually finish this program in 1.5 years. If a student needs to decelerate, they should not exceed 2.5 years. Students may apply for transfer in to the Master of Legal Studies program prior to completing their certificate, and apply all earned credits toward the Master of Legal Studies.

Program Requirements

LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
LSTU 520SLegal Issues in Employee Hiring and Termination3.0
LSTU 521SHuman Resources Compliance: Managing the Employer/Employee Relationship3.0
LSTU 522SHuman Resources in Practice: Negotiation, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution3.0
Total Credits15.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
LSTU 507S3.0LSTU 520S3.0
LSTU 501S3.0LSTU 522S3.0
 6 6
Second Year
LSTU 521S3.0 
Total Credits 15